This evening I played a little over an hour of the Reach beta with my roommate and friend. What's different? Not much, but I'll touch on what I noticed and then add color with a blast from my filthy opinius.
Fewer Cocks. For now, that is. ...
In 1999, a handful of demos included on a disc within Myth: The Total Codex included a video for another new direction Bungie Studios was taking. The idea behind it was to improvise using a small force of humans to survive on an open, alien...
Last night I tried Splinter Cell: Conviction, playing a bit of co-op and watching my compadre blaze through single player. I was not impressed.
1. The Story
Everyone has heard it's a Bourne ripoff, but obviously the creators knew it, and ...
Girls don't talk to you. They don't even make eye contact with you. The High School Football Team has a habit of shoving your head in the urinals because it's less work than the full fledged toilet, and urinal cakes leave enough evidence on...
From direct observation, cliched as it is:
1. Have pretty girlfriend who wants to feel loved
2. Be gaming addict
3. Be unwilling to acknowledge problem
4. Play WoW or other PC games secretly in your room until 2 a.m., get up at 6 a.m. t...
Imagine getting shot by the guy talking horrendous trash. Or being able to call in artillery on him.
ABC News Ran this story about how Afghan soldiers and Taliban talk shit about each other using old-school two-way radios.
Does anybody else revel in crawling around on the ground, unseen?
I'm crawling around the bottom of the corporate ladder as I write this. But really, what I'm talking about is going unnoticed in natural settings. I love this stuff in game...
Jesse Schell's vision of the future - a future where games consume everything and are an unavoidable, universal cheap trick to control behavior, and this somehow improves people, is rubbish.
Click to here to see the video, referenced in Po...
Check out this story from Uganda.
"According to officials trying to tackle it, the crime is directly linked to rising levels of development and prosperity - and an increasing belief that witchcraft can help people get rich quickly."
About socialnormsone of us since 10:07 AM on 07.14.2009
SOCIALNORMS LOVES Final Fantasy VI, VII, IX and X
Myth: The Fallen Lords & Soulblighter
Resident Evil series (minus six...)
Donkey Kong Country
River City Ransom
Midnight Club series
Metal Gear 1 and 3 (the others can die a postmodern, narcissistic death)
Mixed Martial Arts
Playing online with friends